Chicago Mix Was Never From Chicago

The truth about a classic popcorn pairing

By Jerard Fagerberg

There is a silent (r) in the name “Chicago Mix.” The seemingly innocuous blend of flavored popcorn has provoked massive confusion in the flyover states, plus more than a few cease and desist orders. That’s how you end up with a label like the one on Candyland’s Chicago Mix. At the top, in carnie font, is the wo…

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